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Man struck by train and killed in Galesburg

GALESBURG, Illinois — A  Galesburg man was struck by a train and killed on Monday, Oct. 16 at a rail crossing on Peck Street, according to the Galesburg Police Department.

WQAD is not releasing the name or other identifying information about the victim because police determined it was a suicide.

The incident happened shortly after 11 a.m. in the 800 block of Peck Street, near Peck Park.

The victim was transported to Galesburg Cottage Hospital where he was pronounced dead.